Blog Posts from Barnett Auto Group

All-new Ram 1500 is Truck Trend 2019 Pickup Truck of the Year

All-new Ram 1500 is TRUCK TREND® 2019 Pickup Truck of the Year

After an intense weeklong evaluation of eight trucks that had undergone 1,300-plus miles of grueling performance testing in California, the jurors of TRUCK TREND®, a panel of experts from across the USA, selected the Ram 1500 as their 2019 Pickup Truck of the Year. 

TRUCK TREND was founded in 1998 as an offshoot of MOTOR TREND, an internationally recognized automotive brand. Now…
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Two Kia subcompacts tops in value

We keep saying that in addition to fun and style, your money goes a long, long way when you drive a Kia, but it’s nice when the recognition is formal. We’re pleased to tell you that Kia Soul and Kia Rio have been named 2019 Consumer Guide® Automotive Best Buy Award winners.

Soul won…

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We've got Motor Trend SUV and Truck of the Year

We’ve got Motor Trend SUV and Truck of the Year

For the holidays, there’s good stuff here at Barnett.

For example, you’ll find the 2019 Motor Trend 2019 SUV and Truck of the Year. Jeep Wrangler is 2019 SUV of the year, and 2019 Ram 1500 is 2019 Truck of Year, making them winners of two of the most coveted automotive industry awards in extremely competitive segments.

Motor Trend's "Of the…
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At Barnett Kia, Black Friday lives past Black Friday

At Barnett Kia, Black Friday lives past Black Friday

Right now at Barnett, the Kia Black Friday Event is all around us. But Black Friday comes very, very early this year, about as early as it can.

Not to worry, all the great offers run through the end of the month, with money-saving opportunities on plenty of Kia favorites.

2018 Kia Sportage, for example. Incredibly popular, this compact SUV has a towing capacity of 1…
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Loaded? At Barnett, these are STUFFED for Black Friday!

Loaded? At Barnett, these are STUFFED for Black Friday!

It’s time for our Black Friday Sales Event, so we loaded up on LOADED vehicles. Then we created incredible lease rates on all of them.

When we say “loaded,” we aren’t kidding. For example…

2019 RAM 1500 Laramie Crew Cab 4X4 5'7 BOX Crew Cab 4x4. 5.7LL V8 HEMI MDS VVT, 8-Speed Automatic 8HP75 Transmission, 20" x 9" Premium Paint/Polished wheels…
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Another batch of high resale vehicles

Another batch of high resale vehicles

Here at Barnett we now have four additional vehicles noted for their high resale value. 

These four have been awarded a 2018 J.D. Power Resale Value Award, recognizing the best resale value across 24 model-level vehicle segments. Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup trucks won for having the highest resale value in the entire industry. Dodge Challenger, Charger, and Jeep Wrangler won in their respective segments for having exceptional…
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Sorento 'all-in' on third row seating

Sorento ‘all-in’ on third-row seating

Yes, here at Barnett Kia we have 2019 Kia Sorentos in stock. That’s good, because the auto world is saying very nice things about it. Things like…

For four consecutive years, Kia has earned the Number One spot among non-premium makers in J.D. Power's Initial Quality Study (fewest quality problems in the first 100 days of ownership), with Kia Sorento midsize crossover taking home highest honors in…
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Four of the best at retaining their 5-yr. value are right here at Barnett

Four of the best at retaining their 5-yr.value
are right here at Barnett

Well, this is something to boast about. If you’re looking to put up a good fight against your vehicle’s deprecation it helps to start with the right vehicle. For your consideration, we offer four of the best right here at our place.

How many years do you expect to get out of a brand-new vehicle, knowing that deprecation is…
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Forbes on Forte: 'Consumers take notice'

Forbes on Forte: ‘Consumers take notice’

Wow, do we love this! Forbes magazine recently took a look at Kia Forte specifically, and the sedan market in general, and said a lot of positive things. 
Before we get to that, though, we’ll remind you that right now at Barnett Kia you can lease a new 2018 Kia Forte LX for just $89 a month. Yes, $89 A MONTH! Nice, right? More about that later. First…
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Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger named 'Best-in-Class'

Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger named ‘Best-in-Class’


Three vehicles you’ll find here at Barnett Automotive have been announced as segment winners by AutoPacific, Inc. as part of the research and consulting firm’s 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA). Jeep Grand Cherokee, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Challenger were named “Best-in-Class Ideal Mid-Size SUV”, “Best-in-Class Ideal Large Car”, and “Best-in-Class Ideal Sporty Car,” respectively.
 
The 2018 Ideal Vehicle Awards are based on scores developed using…
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